Cool, Clear Forecast for F.C.’s New Year’s Eve ‘Watch Night’

December 28, 2017 1:00 PM0 comments

Boosted security measures, more attractions for children and a double-dose of anniversaries will make up the 20th annual Watch Night New Year’s Eve celebration in the City of Falls Church this Sunday night. The yearly event is slated to take place throughout downtown Falls Church with other satellite locations stationed […]

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Donald S. Beyer Sr., Patriarch Of Storied Family, Dies at 93

December 27, 2017 6:52 PM0 comments

Donald S. Beyer, Sr., the patriarch of the storied Beyer family dynasty in Falls Church, died last Saturday two weeks before his 94th birthday.

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Wearing a ‘Trust Me’ Shirt, Falls Church Man Arrested for Stealing a Car

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Two Falls Church men, one wearing a a t-shirt with the words “Trust Me,” were arrested early Saturday morning after police say they stole a car that was warming up. Police say on Dec. 23 around 6:30 a.m., the victim was warming up the car in the 7500 block of […]

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Candle Sets Off Merrifield Apartment Fire

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An apartment resident in Merrifield knocked a lit candle onto a futon, causing a fire in their third floor dwelling on Christmas night. On Monday, December 25 at approximately 8:19 p.m., units were dispatched for a reported garden apartment fire in the 2900 block of Charing Cross Road in the Merrifield […]

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Sen. Warner Warns vs. Firing Mueller

December 20, 2017 9:41 PM0 comments

Virginia U.S. Senator Mark Warner, vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, took to the floor of the U.S. Senate last night to deliver a scathing statement warning President Trump or his allies from interfering with the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election last fall. […]

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Del. Simon Wants to End Lethal Injection Secrecy

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State Del. Marcus B. Simon of Falls Church has introduced HB 100 to end the secrecy around the distribution and acquisition of drugs used for executions in Virginia, his office announced Wednesday. The bill would repeal legislation that passed the General Assembly during the 2017 Session after an extremely contentious […]

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Fairfax Sheriff, 29 Diner Feed Homeless

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Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid and her deputies proudly joined the 29 Diner’s Season of Giving Holiday Dinner Celebration, benefiting Shelter House families. This week, 29 Diner is closed to the public for five days during the dinner rush to provide a sit-down holiday meal for 60 families residing in […]

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F.C. Planners Lift Height Limit Off Economic Piece of Campus Plan

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The Falls Church Planning Commission recommended to the City Council that language in the Comprehensive Plan concerning the 10 acres set aside for commercial development on the Mason High School site not be encumbered with any reference to density limits.

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Race Recounts This Week Throw State’s Delegate Balance Up in Air

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A recount of the votes in the razor thin outcome of the Nov. 7 election in the Tidewater area’s House District 94 has thrown the issue of the balance of power in the Virginia state legislature into the air.

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City Notifies F.C. Residents of Real Estate, Property Tax Pre-Payments

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With the passage of the new federal tax reform legislation Wednesday, the City of Falls Church’s Treasurer’s Office announced that citizens may make pre-payments on their real estate and personal property taxes. Pre-payments are accepted for real estate and personal property taxes. Payments will be marked as received in 2017 […]

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